- 2-1-1 Monterey County
A program of United Way Monterey County
From anywhere in Monterey County, dial 2-1-1
A 24- hour free and confidential telephone service and online searchable database, providing information and referral on a broad range of services, including emergency shelter, rent assistance, food pantries, affordable housing, health resources, child care, counseling and senior services. Telephone line can provide information in more than 170 languages. Provides vital information in times of disaster.
- NATIVIDAD MEDICAL CENTER CRISIS CENTER
1441 Constitution Blvd. Salinas, CA 93906
Tel (831) 755-4111
Services: Crisis intervention counseling provided seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Individuals should call above number or come into emergency room. Crisis team will be paged, individual might need to wait a few minutes. Services available in English and Spanish.
- Suicide PreventionServices of the Central Coast
Operated by the Family Service Agency of the Central Coast
Toll-free Crisis Line: (877)663-5433 or (831) 458-5300
24-hour, free and confidential, multi-language, crisis intervention and suicide prevention services. Individual does not have to be suicidal to call. Services also offered to individuals who have lost a person to suicide.
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
24/7 Crisis Line: (800) 784-2433 or (800) 273-8255
Free and confidential emotional support to individuals in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
- YWCA DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CRISIS LINE
Tel 24-hour Monterey (831) 372-6300; Salinas (831) 757-1001
24 hour crisi line for victims of domestic violence and other family crisis. Provides referrals. Services in English and Spanish.
- CALIFORNIA POISON CONTROL SYSTEM
24 hour hotline: (800) 222-1222
This hotline, in English and Spanish, provides immediate, free and expert treatment advice and assistance over the phone in case of exposure to poisonous, hazardous or toxic substances.
- Monterey County Rape Crisis Line
Tel 24 hour South County (831) 424-4357
Crisis intervention and short-term counseling for victims of sexual assault. Information and referral. Services in English and Spanish.
- Sunrise House
24-hour Crisis Line: (831) 758-3302
A 24-hour crisis line, based in Salinas, for adolescents having trouble at home or in the community.